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Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine4.1

A 5-minute walk from Dazaifu Station, this shrine is dedicated to the 9th-century distinguished scholar and politician Sugawara Michizane. He got involved in political rivalry in the Kyoto court and was demoted to the distant government office of Dazaifu, where he died two years later. Subsequent plagues and disasters that killed his political rivals were blamed on the unjust treatment, and he became deified as god of culture and scholars. Today this shrine is the headquarters of around 4,...

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Since I lived in Fukuoka Pref., I can guide this spot. This spot is famous spot in Japanese history. Please visit this spot.

Since I lived in Fukuoka Pref., I can guide this spot. This spot is famous spot in Japanese history. Please visit this spot.

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I would like to show you dazaifu,not only the shrine but also the souvenir street and the Kyusyu National Museum.

I would like to show you dazaifu,not only the shrine but also the souvenir street and the Kyusyu National Museum.

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